Thousands dying needlessly from cancer in UK, report says

Cancer Research says Britain is lagging behind other comparable countries in terms of survival rates

Thousands of people are dying needlessly from cancer because the UK lags behind comparable countries when it comes to survival rates, a damning report says.

Big strides forward have been made in treating the disease over the past 50 years, according to the study by Cancer Research UK, but slow and late diagnosis coupled with treatment delays mean the progress is “at risk of stalling”.

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The Guardian

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